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Creating a Bravespace Workplace

Creating a Bravespace Workplace It’s not every day that you read a book that truly inspires. Bravespace Workplace: Making Your Company Fit for Human Life is that book. I loved it so much that I had to bring in Moe Carrick, the author and founder of Momentum, to discuss her book, and what it takes to make a workplace more human and how to create a bravespace ...More Info

Three Signs You’ve Created a Culture of Psychological Safety

If candor, risk-taking, and a feedback culture are the norm for your team, chances are you’ve achieved a high level of psychological safety. Psychological safety is more than being comfortable with and liking your teammates. It’s the belief that your work environment ...More Info

Why We Need Psychological Safety to do Our Best Work

Why We Need Psychological Safety to do Our Best Work Today, employees at all levels spend 50 percent more of our work time collaborating than we did 20 years ago. As a result, our need for supportive environments is greater than ever. For a recent episode of Transform Your Workplace,  I spoke with Amy C. Edmondson, ...More Info

What Every HR Department Needs to Know About Internal Communication

As an HR professional, do you feel confident about your communication strategy for relaying news and information that affects employees? Internal communication is the sharing of information between different parts of an organization. When there isn’t a strategy for ...More Info

Why Inclusion is Just as Important as Employee Diversity

Why Inclusion is Just as Important as Employee Diversity Having a diverse workplace is the right thing to do, and it's also better for business. More and more organizations today understand that, but many still haven't quite figured out how to do it. For the Transform Your Workplace podcast, I chatted with La'Wana Harris, author ...More Info

COVID-19: Oregon Workplace Protections and Resources

COVID-19_Oregon Workplace Protections and Resources While our previous blog shared tips for supervisors during these days of the novel coronavirus, we grieve for the large number of people in Oregon and beyond who have lost their lives due to COVID-19. We also lament those who have lost all or part of ...More Info

Smart Financial Moves During The COVID-19 Crisis

Smart Financial Moves During The COVID-19 Crisis As we all go through these difficult times nationwide and around the world, we must stay positive and look for ways to be proactive with our finances. Consider taking the time to review your situation and create a plan. Here are a few ways that you can protect your finances ...More Info

When Managers Build Community Its Less Lonely at the Top

When Managers Build Community Its Less Lonely at the Top Although the title of “loneliest job” might conjure up images of  presidents  or  CEOs, you don’t have to be at the very top to know that leadership can be isolating. Managers are expected to make difficult and sometimes unpopular ...More Info

4 Key Strategies to Help Supervisors Support Employee Well-Being During COVID-19

4 Key Strategies to Help Supervisors Support Employee Well-Being During COVID-19 Maintaining work-life balance has never been more important – or more challenging – than it is right now. The compounding effects of the COVID-19 crisis continue to affect our physical, social, psychological, and economic well-being. We don’t yet know what our new ...More Info

You’ve Heard about SMART Goals, but what about CLEAR Feedback?

SMART Goals-CLEAR Feedback If you’ve been a part of a team, you have likely heard about SMART goals. We’ve all heard the importance behind creating goals that are specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-based, and perhaps even practiced setting some of your own within these parameters. ...More Info
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